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 February 28, 2003 


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To Uphold and Execute: The duties and privileges of the Presidency

 

To Uphold and Execute: The duties and privileges of the Presidency


When the votes are (again) finally counted and either Robert Kocharyan or Stepan Demirchyan will become Armenia's next President, what can the winner expect from the republic and what can the republic expect from its President?

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Decision 2003: Disabled exercise independence during Presidential Elections

 

Decision 2003: Disabled exercise independence during Presidential Elections


In Armenia, where seeing a person in a wheelchair in public is still a rare phenomenon, more than 50 disabled appeared in wheelchairs at polling stations on February 19.

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Set in Stone: New book links "worry-bead" exiled to their histories

 

Set in Stone: New book links "worry-bead" exiled to their histories


Misak Tchevahirtchyan, a soldier in the Turkish army took micanite, a stone, from the nearby hill while on a mission to the town of Changhr town and added it to the micanite in his grandfather's collection of stones. It was in 1947. His grandfather, Misak Tchevahirtchi, doctor at the Turkish court also brought micanite from Changhr where he had been exiled together with Armenian intellectuals from Constantinople in 1915.

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Luxury for Less: Tobacco company produces new line for domestic market

 

Luxury for Less: Tobacco company produces new line for domestic market


Armenian SPS Cigaronne Company, which three years ago introduced the Cigaronne Exclusive, a unique cigarette that was mostly filter, has just released its second line of production, the Cigaronne Classic.

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War Wounds: Veteran of famous brigade still fighting for survival

 

War Wounds: Veteran of famous brigade still fighting for survival


A cold and indifferent sun lights Gagik Gasparyan's apartment through a narrow window. The place he made can hardly be called an apartment as it lacks most of the basic needs for living.

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Marching Orders
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To Uphold and Execute: The duties and privileges of the Presidency

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Decision 2003: Disabled exercise independence during Presidential Elections

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Set in Stone: New book links "worry-bead" exiled to their histories

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In the Name of the Father

At Wednesday's rally in support of Stepan Demirchyan, one demonstrator on a terrace at the Institute of Manuscripts expressed his support with a historic campaign poster from another Demirchyan era: "Trust Karen Demirchyan".

 

 





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